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GP victory in landmark whistleblowing legal case


I have first hand experience of the consequences of whistle-blowing and I can tell you that there is no support or transparency for those involved. I, too, went through the 'it's a partnership problem' despite a constant flow of patient complaints inter alia. Evidence of poor performance was submitted to the authorities, the authors requesting anonymity for fear of reprisals. As a result of respecting their anonymity I was accused of hindering the investigation, whilst at the same time being reminded of my GMC obligations. Ultimately, the stress and strain took its toll and I now work as a locum. Hold on to your principles. Do what is morally right for the good of your patients. But don’t expect anyone to back you up.

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15 Jun 2013

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